It is with mixed emotions that we notify our membership that Katie Frazier, President of Virginia Agribusiness Council, has accepted a new position with Farm Credit of the Virginias effective May, 2018. Katie has been with the Council in her current role as President since 2012, and previously served as Vice President of Public Affairs from 2004-2011. During her tenure at the Council, Katie has made it her goal to build upon our organization's reputation as a reliable and credible resource on industry matters and an ally for agribusinesses across the Commonwealth. Her passion for advocacy and her ability to unite individuals and groups of all backgrounds has set the Council apart and earned the respect of many. We hope that you will join us in celebrating with Katie as she begins her position as Director of External Affairs for Farm Credit of the Virginias, as we are thrilled that she will continue to be involved in our industry and membership.
As we begin our search process to fill the role of Executive Director (formerly President) of the Virginia Agribusiness Council, it is critically important that we communicate to you, our members and stakeholders, that the Council's mission and values will remain unchanged. Our vision to create a thriving agribusiness community for future generations and represent our rural communities and the business interests of both large and small members with integrity and professionalism will continue to be at the heart of our daily operations. To that end, we are announcing that we will officially open the position search for the Council's new Executive Director as of today, March 12.
As always, we thank you for your support and dedication to the Council. Should you have any questions or concerns during this time, please feel free to contact me directly.
Kern L. Houff
Chair, Virginia Agribusiness Council Board of Directors
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Effective today, the Virginia Agribusiness Council Board of Directors is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director.
Please click here to view the official job announcement for more details. Resumes and cover letters will be accepted until March 31. Please feel free to pass along to any interested individuals.